Hateful Hate"ful (-f[.u]l), a. 1. Manifesting hate or hatred; malignant; malevolent. [Archaic or R.] [1913 Webster]

And worse than death, to view with hateful eyes His rival's conquest. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Exciting or deserving great dislike, aversion, or disgust; odious. [1913 Webster]

Unhappy, wretched, hateful day! --Shak.

Syn: Odious; detestable; abominable; execrable; loathsome; abhorrent; repugnant; malevolent. -- {Hate"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Hate"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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